21.34.12 96th Legislative Session 837
Introduced by: Representative Dennert
A JOINT RESOLUTION, Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies.
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the State of South Dakota, the Senate concurring therein:
Section 1. That at the next general election held in the state, the following amendment to Article III, section 10 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, as set forth in section 2 of this Joint Resolution, which is hereby agreed to, shall be submitted to the electors of the state for approval.
Section 2. That Article III, section 10 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, be AMENDED:
Governor shall make appointments to fill such vacancies as may occur
in either house of the Legislature The
Legislature shall provide by law the manner by which a person is to
be appointed to fill a vacancy occurring in either house of the
Legislature. A person appointed under this section shall be of the
same party affiliation, if any, as the person whose vacancy is being
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